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If you really want to unravel the mystery that is a Russian woman, you should probably skip this survival guide entirely and read some Tolstoy and Dostoevsky.Still, since Russian authors were never known for their brevity, sending you off to a library before your first date with Natasha or Tatiana or Olga would simply be inhumane on our part.Demographically, from about the age of 30 there are more women than men.Total males to females ratio is 86/100 in Russia and 85/100 in Ukraine.You don’t need to be an expert to see why it’s hard for a woman who hasn’t found a partner by the age of 30 to get married.
(See Ratio of males to females by country, Wikipedia)One of the prevalent reasons of early deaths in men is alcohol abuse, causing fatal accidents and health issues.
Give her a smile and tell her you are happy to see her even if it is already getting dark and you are freezing.“I’m okay.” No guide will help you here.
For centuries Russian men have been trying to figure out what a woman means when she says this.
The ideal to strive for is ensuring your female companion is carrying nothing except her purse. Compared to their Western counterparts, Russian women are more open to male chivalry – and are more likely to expect it from you. In Russia giving flowers in even numbers is only considered appropriate for funerals, although modern florists claim you’ll be fine as long as the total number exceeds a dozen.
Opening the car door for her, helping her with her coat, letting a woman go first when entering or exiting a building – all of this is standard operating procedure in Russia, but they help to make a good impression nonetheless. So, as a rule of thumb, either buy flowers in odd numbers, or buy so many that she won’t be able to count.